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of the black, white, and multiracial ancestors of michelle obama." it airs next and is about 45 minutes. >> good morning. or is busy in texas, hi, y'all. it is a great day to be innd austin, texas and today had thea honor pleasure to be at the texas book festival serving as your moderator for "new york times" writer and author, raches swarns. i am going to tell you just a few things about rachel because i know you came to hear her ande not me and because our time is n limited.d she has worked for "the new york times" since 1995, reporting on domestic policy, national politics, immigration, the presidential campaign of 2004 n 2008 and our first lady, michelle obama and her role in the obama white house. i met rachel at a very different event this year, where i bought a book, the book she wrote, "american tapestry: the story of the black, white, and multiracial ancestors of michelle obama". after hearing her talk, i bought six more copies. i bought them from my family members to give as christmasrisa gifts. after having read her book i ca tell you it was a goodha investment. it taught me
, but it was such a challenge. >> up exactly right. we put michele obama out there in a big way, she really motivated our base. it makes them understand how tough this is going to be. people kept saying that, you know, wake us up when the sky has a chance. >> larry, what were you guys doing on debate night? is national conversations on politics, but on one side, what were you trying to do? >> there were good opportunities for us to enter into the commentary and share the pokes and jobs underneath. and it was also a chance for us to see how the message was unfolding. there were things that were said in the debates that we kept good notes on. >> you have been questioned about this before, the issue of immigration. [talking over each other] [talking over each other] >> you are overreacting two. [laughter] >> what about the issue of immigration. >> you have to go out and take it. at that moment in time, rick perry had a very formidable opponent. you have to look at that individual at that moment of time. we were running a campaign based on jobs and the economy. and at that point, people would say that we knew he
involved early. they didn't need to give as much money. >> that's exactly right. two words, michelle obama, we put her out there in big ways. to jen sport, to make people understand how tough this is going to be, because this was the spring when you guys get going longer and longer, our people kept saying, especially online contributors were like, wake us up when this guy decides to leaders. >> what were you guys doing on primary night? i mean the big night. these national conversation on politics, but i once had what were you guys trying to? >> we watched closely and they were good opportunities for us to kind of inter- into the commentary and share with our folks and jabs underneath it and it was also a chance for us to see how the message was unfolding. there were things that were said and debates that we kept a good notes on an popped up later on in the campaign. >> matt, you've been quoted on this before about the issue of immigration coming up and going after rick perry. do you still stand by what come you feel as if -- >> flip-flop. >> no, but you overreacted, overreacted to rick pe
to michelle obama, and a first of its kind project for television. see someone begins monday night at nine eastern and pacific on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. watch the program earlier in the daylight at 2 p.m. eastern on c-span. >> the house home and to give subcommittee on oversight this morning is examining the performance of homeland security department over the 10 years since the 9/11 attack. witnesses include an official from the government accountability office which listed several areas under dhs control in his most recent high-risk list. the report highlights government programs and agencies that may be vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement or are most in need of brought before. this hearing should get underway in just a moment. live coverage here on c-span2. [inaudible conversations] >> the committee on homeland security subcommittee on oversight and management officials will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of the department of homeland security and how wisely their spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by extending
everyday americans to the speech. so that is how the tradition started, and first lady michelle obama expected to have guests in many her box relate -- in her box related to the issue over gun control. our coverage here on c-span for state of the union address starting at 8 p.m. eastern time here on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org for more details. back to question for all of you about sequestration. spending cuts versus tax increases? what do you think should happen? should there be compromise perhaps? john mccain, the senator, republican, from arizona sparked this headline in "the washington post": mccain says maybe to new taxes to avert sequestration. here's what he had to say. >> the president is the same one that during the campaign said it's not going happen. remember that? he just dismissed it. and a lot of us, in fact, lindsey graham, kelly ayotte and i were traveling around the country warning about what was going to happen as a result of sequestration, and it is devastating. the world is very dangerous. i'm sorry i'm a little emotional about, but the men and women servin
nixon at 2:30 p.m. sunday. and at 7:00 p.m. rachel sworn looks at michele obama's ancestry in american tapestry. for more information on the first lady ceres visit c-span.org/firstladies. monday, booktv continues our programming with scientology, winston churchill, michele alexander on the new jim crow, max boot on guerrilla warfare, jonathan katz on haiti aide just to name a few. watch these programs and more on weekend on booktv for a complete schedule, visit booktv.org. >> if you cut demand for somebody's product per day by 50% you must have crushed prices. here is what happened. the average amount of medicare reimburses the day in a hospital has grown by 5 x since 1983. sixty% decline in the number of patients, increase in the price, we should be so lucky. i want to be in that business. there's another statistic which is entirely sort of irrelevant. hospitals tell medicare what their costs are so that medicare can compare the price they pay to hospital costs. in those 30 years that medicare increased the price by five times, hospitals reported that their costs have increased big ti
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